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UrbScotty Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Oct-02-11 12:31 AM
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It only takes 20 minutes to shift the blame!
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silverweb Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Oct-02-11 12:59 AM
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1. K&R
Good catch! This needs to be spread far and wide.

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CoffeeCat Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Oct-02-11 01:08 AM
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2. You know what really makes me giggle?
Edited on Sun Oct-02-11 01:09 AM by CoffeeCat
I don't think that the overlords, who planned to destroy our democracy---factored in
the Internet and newer technologies.

Seriously. If you think about it--it's laughable.

We all know that the neocons have been plotting for decades. For Pete's sake, it's on
record that the neocons asked then-President Bill Clinton for war with Iraq (Clinton
rebuffed their demands, btw).

Look at what we have now. The Internet captures the lies, like and spin like the
example in this OP.

Look at what we did to officer Baloney. He was filmed with a cell-phone camera, the
video went viral--and was even slowed down and the culprit cop was identified, shamed,
made into the villain that he is--and now there's an investigation regarding his actions.

We've got tons of people filming with cameras and cell phones and we've got live-stream
video.

We've got Twitter, Facebook and other social media that tell the story in real time. Plus,
we've got Progressive blogs that get the word out.

When those bastard, neocon corporatists envisioned their sick plan--they couldn't have even
imagined current technology and how it would impede their crimes and HELP "We The People".

I ****LOVE**** it!!
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blm Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Oct-02-11 03:07 AM
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7. look like Al Baker is begging for the same retribution.
hmmmm....who is his editor?
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truedelphi Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Oct-02-11 03:18 PM
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23. Clinton rebuffed the PNAC folks on the Iraq War -
Edited on Sun Oct-02-11 03:19 PM by truedelphi
And in return for that, within six weeks, he and Monica were the biggest headline on every TV screen for the next eighteen months.

The Powers that Be know how to keep people in their place. The President of The USA must do the bidding of the PTB, or suffer the consequences.

one edit - And the consequences to Mr Clinton were nowhere near as extreme as the consequences to JFK.




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CoffeeCat Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Oct-02-11 01:13 AM
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3. and one more thing...
These changes made by the New York Times demonstrates that the powers-that-be
are paying close attention to the protests and the media coverage. They're on it!!

And they're demanding that stories be changed to BLAME the protesters and provide
cover for the cops.

They're monitoring what is said---then they're TELLING THE MEDIA WHAT TO SAY--and
the media is complying without reservation, and in record time!

They're so damn afraid.

As well they should be, because this time--they're crimes, greed and control won't have
any effect on the peaceful revolution that is here (and growing) in this country.

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pa28 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Oct-02-11 01:19 AM
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4. Looks like Al Baker decided to step in and make things "right".
Nice catch.
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blm Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Oct-02-11 02:43 AM
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5. This needs to go viral....can you put it on Facebook? Twitter?
.
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coalition_unwilling Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Oct-02-11 02:56 AM
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6. Anyone still wonder why the NYTimes is having major
financial difficulties? With its shameless whoring, who could any longer trust a word the NYT published?
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CoffeeCat Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Oct-02-11 03:10 AM
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8. It's such a shame...the NY Times was once a GREAT...
...newspaper, and now it's nothing more than one of useless rags that kow tow to the
corporate overlords.

It's very sad.

I guess you could say...the "Gray Lady" has turned into a cheap whore.
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blm Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Oct-02-11 03:20 AM
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9. yep...they helped sell invasion of Iraq for access to a criminally treasonous WH.
and how much is THAT costing our nation?
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CoffeeCat Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Oct-02-11 03:24 AM
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10. Yeah, who can forget Judith Miller...
...and her lies, spin, lies, bullshit, lies, fantasies, lies. Oh and her lies.

The fact that the New York Times allowed her false and baseless articles to be
published--demonstrates their lack of credibility.

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Kurovski Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Oct-02-11 04:12 AM
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11. It was updated before you posted this...11:59, and now again at 3:35
... many protesters said that they thought the police had tricked and trapped them, allowing them onto the bridge and even escorting them across, only to surround them in orange netting after hundreds of them had entered.

The cops watched and did nothing, indeed, seemed to guide us onto the roadway, said Jesse A. Myerson, a media coordinator for Occupy Wall Street who was in the march but was not arrested...

Etan Ben-Ami, 56, a psychotherapist from Brooklyn who was up on the walkway, said that the police seemed to make a conscious decision to allow the protesters to claim the road. They werent pushed back, he said. It seemed that they moved at the same time.

Mr. Ben-Ami said he left the walkway and joined the crowd on the road. It seemed completely permitted, he said. There wasnt a single policeman saying dont do this.

He added: We thought they were escorting us because they wanted us to be safe. He left the bridge when he saw officers unrolling the nets as they prepared to make arrests...

http://cityroom.blogs.nytimes.com/2011/10/01/police-arr...
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eShirl Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Oct-02-11 06:30 AM
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12. +1
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Kurovski Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Oct-02-11 10:47 AM
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16. I sometimes wonder if some news outlets don't respond to internet chatter.
That particular NYT blog was very fluid.
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qb Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Oct-02-11 07:43 AM
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13. The New York Whore Times
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annabanana Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Oct-02-11 08:10 AM
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14. O kick KICK!. . .THIS is why we look with jaundiced eye on the Grey Lady.
when they moan & groan "why oh why are liberals so angry after all we've done for them?". . . . .
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Tennessee Gal Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Oct-02-11 08:16 AM
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15. Media Matters needs to cover this.
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CrispyQ Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Oct-02-11 11:05 AM
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17. K&R
This should be at the top of the greatest.
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lame54 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Oct-02-11 11:08 AM
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18. Down the memory hole
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AzDar Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Oct-02-11 11:09 AM
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19. K & R
:kick:
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Odin2005 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Oct-02-11 11:36 AM
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20. Corporate McPravda
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spanone Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Oct-02-11 11:39 AM
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21. another fine example of our pathetic media and the death of journalism...no integrity whatsoever
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blm Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Oct-02-11 01:21 PM
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22. NONE...hasn't been for 2 decades now. Of course, they'll apologize for this, too, in about 8yrs.
Probably just to assuage their own guilty feelings before they retire.
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Cherchez la Femme Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Oct-02-11 08:32 PM
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24. The NYT has been a whore for some time now
pathetic waste of trees and other resources.

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